Preet S. Aulakh
Preet S. Aulakh is Professor of Strategy and the Pierre Lassonde Chair in International Business at the Schulich School of Business, York University. He received his PhD in Business from the University of Texas at Austin, and B.S. (Mathematics) and M.A. (History) degrees from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. His research focuses on three broad areas: the interactions of governance structures and relational dynamics in improving performance of dyadic as well as portfolio of firms’ international alliances; international technology licensing with particular emphasis on studying the motivations behind using licensing as a foreign entry strategy, structuring of licensing contracts, and effective ways to transfer knowledge in licensing partnerships; and much of his recent research focus is to understand the internationalization of firms from emerging economies. Within the geographical contexts of India, China and Latin America, his research explores how firm and institutional factors influence the extent and diverse paths of organic and inorganic growth of organizations from these countries. His research on these topics has been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Marketing, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, Global Strategy Journal, Journal of International Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of World Business, Academy of Marketing Science Journal, among others. He has co-edited two books and edited journal special issues on emerging market multinationals. He is the past editor of the Journal of International Management and is serving as a consulting editor for the Journal of International Business Studies.
Keywords: Asian business systems; comparative state capitalism; emerging markets; Asian business groups